Sydney stabbing: One teen dead and another fighting for life after knife attack near school in Doonside

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One teenager is dead and another is fighting for his life after a knife attack near a school in Doonside, Sydney.
One teenager is dead and another is fighting for his life after a knife attack near a school in Doonside, Sydney. Credit: TNV/supplied

A teenager has been killed and another critically injured after multiple stabbings in Sydney’s west.

Police said emergency services were called to the stabbings near a school on Power Street, Doonside, about 3.40pm Friday.

The pair were attacked outside two neighbouring schools, Doonside Technology High School and Crawford Public School.

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“Before officers attached to Blacktown Police Area Command could arrive on scene, two teenage boys presented to Blacktown Police Station with stab wounds,” police said in a media statement.

One teenager is dead and another is fighting for his life after a knife attack near a school in Doonside, Sydney.
One teenager is dead and another is fighting for his life after a knife attack near a school in Doonside, Sydney. Credit: TNV/supplied

Police and paramedics tried to treat the boys.

“They were treated at the scene for serious stab injuries,” the statement said.

“A boy in his teens died at the scene and the other teenage boy was taken to hospital in a serious condition.”

Police said they had established crime scenes at both locations and that one person was arrested.

There were reports the teens were involved in an altercation on a bus before the stabbing.

Witnesses reportedly told police they saw a group of teenagers fighting on a bus before reports of the stabbing.

Police were reportedly speaking to five persons of interest.

Investigations are ongoing.

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